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Secure Decisions to Develop Comic-Based Cyber Security Education Tool

Secure Decisions, a division of Applied Visions, Inc. and an industry leader in cyber security awareness, has been sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, Cyber Security Division to continue development of Comic-BEE, an interactive cyber security education tool.

Secure Decisions’ Cyber Security Education Technology Part of National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

NORTHPORT, NY, April 22, 2015 – Cyber security education technology developed by Secure Decisions, the cyber security division of Applied Visions, Inc., will be part of the 2015 National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCCDC). Participants in this year’s competition will be required to create visually creative training materials using the unique ”CyberWISE” technology developed by Secure Decisions, with assistance from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Winners from 10 regional competitions will compete at NCCDC on managing and protecting the cyber infrastructure of a simulated commercial network. Teams are scored based on their ability to detect and respond to outside threats, maintain availability of existing services such as mail servers and web servers, respond to business requests such as the addition or removal of additional services, and balance security needs against business [...]

Secure Decisions Wins U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cyber Security Education Technology Contract

NORTHPORT, NY, December 10, 2014 – Secure Decisions, the cyber security division of Applied Visions, Inc., has received an award from the Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate (DHS S&T) to develop technology for cyber security education. The goal is to develop CyberWISE (Web-based Interactive Stories for [Cyber] Education), a tool to simplify and accelerate the creation and delivery of interactive educational materials for safe computing awareness. Secure Decisions will partner with Stony Brook University under this DHS S&T contract. CyberWISE will help educators and cyber security experts develop interactive, comic-like curriculum aimed at educating middle-school children about the pitfalls of unsafe computer usage. The curriculum development technology uses branching, graphic stories, or choose-your-own-adventure (CYOA) comics, to teach kids about how to avoid the latest threats to security and privacy. CYOA comics are [...]